All births and deaths that occur in Ripley County are recorded at the Health Center.
Certified copies of birth certificates for a person born in the state of Missouri after 1920
and death certificates in the state after 1980 can be obtained at Ripley County Health Center.
Birth Certificates are $15.00 each (per copy).
Death Certificates are $13.00 for the first copy and $10.00 thereafter.
You can also mail us a request for vital records but the request MUST BE notarized. Just print out the form, fill it out, get it notarized by signing before a notary public, then mail it in with your payment along with a copy of your drivers license.